Tuba student places at international competition

Andrew-Rink-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Andrew Rink of Puyallup, Wash., a sophomore at Washington State University in computer science and music, recently placed third in live competition at the 2016 International Tuba-Euphonium Conference in Knoxville, Tenn.

He was selected as one of 10 semifinalists from an international pool of applicants before advancing to the finals in the tuba competition.

“This event marks the first time a WSU tuba student has participated in and placed in such a prestigious competition,” said Chris Dickey, clinical assistant professor of music at WSU. “As Andrew’s private teacher, I am incredibly proud of him and his hard work.”